Aria Dean (b. 1993) is based in New York City and Los Angeles. She is currently Rhizome’s editor and curator. In January 2021, REDCAT in Los Angeles will open Suite!, a solo exhibition of Dean's work. Recent solo and group exhibitions and performances include Greene Naftali, New York (2020), MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge (2020); Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (2019); Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (2019); Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2019); Centre d’Art Contemporaine Genève, Geneva (2019); The MAC, Belfast (2019); Tai Kwun, Hong Kong (2019); Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin (2018); Swiss Institute, New York (2018); and de Young Museum, San Francisco (2017). Her writing has appeared in publications including Artforum, Art in America, e-flux, The New Inquiry, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Spike Quarterly, Kaleidoscope Magazine, Texte zur Kunst, and CURA Magazine. Dean's work is in the collection of The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.